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    SubjectRe: [patch] printk from userspace

    On Wed, 14 Aug 2002, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
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    > /dev/kmsg was another suggestion for the name. But please revert the
    > yet-another-syscall variant -- having a duplicate way for logging that
    > doesn't work with stdio just seems sick to me (sys_syslog should die).

    Actually, anybody who uses stdio on syslog messages should be roasted.
    Over the nice romantic glow of red-hot coal, slowly cooking the stupid git
    alive.

    It's not a bug, it's a feature. A syslog message needs to be atomic, which
    means that it MUST NOT use the buffering of stdio.

    Linus

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